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From Publishers Weekly

This most recent addition to the Picture Book Biography series balances candor with discretion in its presentation of heroine Anne Frank. Adler traces the intersection of Anne's brief life with the forces of Nazism, chronicling the girl's earliest years in Germany as well as her time spent in the now-famous Amsterdam attic and the months following arrest and deportation. He refuses to apply the standard encomiums about his subject's courage and genius, with the result that Anne Frank emerges all the more poignantly. Like Adler, Ritz conveys more than familiar icons: she has executed black-and-white drawings closely based on the well-known extant photographs of Anne and her family and friends, and set these into watercolors of, for example, 1930s Germany or Anne packing her diary. Even her picture of shaven-headed, hollow-eyed Anne and Margot huddled together at Bergen-Belsen avoids cliche and condescension. "Some people find it difficult to understand the Holocaust," Adler concludes with grace. "But when they read Anne's diary, it all becomes real. Then they know one of the victims. They know Anne Frank." Ages 4-8 .
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Grade 2-4-- The life of Anne Frank serves as a microcosm of the experiences of millions of Jews who met tragedy, torture, and death during the Holocaust. Adler provides an excellent entry-level introduction to this historical figure, her family, and the climate of the times. He focuses on and explains in concise language the underlying reasons for the family going into hiding, their lifestyle in the annex, the people who shared their hideout, their ultimate capture, and demise (with the exception of Mr. Frank). He conveys the liveliness and spirited personality of the young girl through the text and the watercolor paintings. Dissections are provided to show the living quarters and pencil sketches depict scenes of concentration camp life. Emotions are well expressed in this sensitive and age-appropriate portrait. --Cheryl Cufari, N. A. Walbran Elementary School, Oriskany, NY
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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Product Details

  • Age Range: 6 - 9 years
  • Grade Level: 1 - 4
  • Lexile Measure: 800L (What's this?)
  • Series: Picture Book Biography
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Holiday House; First Edition edition (April 1, 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0823410781
  • ISBN-13: 978-0823410781
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 0.1 x 8.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #42,913 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Z Hayes HALL OF FAMETOP 100 REVIEWER on August 13, 2009
Format: Paperback
My interest in the Holocaust began when I was a history major in college and continued through the years of my teaching the subject in school. I was wondering how [and if] I should introduce this harrowing subject to my almost 5 year old. I decided that it is never too early to teach the concept of tolerance and when I came across this book at the museum store in the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., I realized I had found the perfect book.

This is a picture book, targeted at ages 4-8, but I feel it can be used up to grade 6. The writing is simple, but effectively captures the trials and amazing courage of Anne Frank, who was forced to go into hiding with her family in a Secret Annex to evade capture by the Nazis during the Nazi occupation of Holland in WW II. The text is easy to read, and perfect not only for reading aloud, but also for young readers keen to discover more about this dark period in history. Parents and teachers can utilize this book in many ways to teach the concept of tolerance and also the power of courage, even in young children.

The illustrations effectively capture the essence of Anne Frank's story. I first read The Diary of Anne Frank as a 10-year-old, and still have that dog-eared copy in my home library, having read it many times since. "A Picture Book of Anne Frank" makes Anne's story accessible to younger readers and also for more mature preschoolers. As a side note, I highly recommend a visit to the Holocaust Memorial Museum in D.C. - there is an exhibit titled "Daniel's Story" which traces the poignant journey of a young Jewish boy during the Holocaust. It is perfect for children ages 7 and up [it's not too graphic], and contains many objects of the period which hold visual appeal for both children and adults. As for "A Picture Book of Anne Frank", it's a must-have for those keen to explore the topic with their children.
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This book worked well for a lesson teaching preschoolers about the life of Anne Frank. Due to their age, I mostly used the pictures in the book along with my own words instead of reading the text. But I thought the book was well done, and handled a potentially difficult issue fairly well for children. There are not a lot of books with pictures targeted towards young children about the life of Anne Frank, so I would recommend this one.
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A Kid's Review on July 12, 2005
Format: Hardcover
This book is Simple and touching. Its very simple to read but goes into the depths of her short and in the end devastating life. She had a simple life and she loved it but the last and dark days that she spent in the secret annexe.

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iT turns out that Otto Frank was the only one to survive out of all the secret annex (peter wasn't heard from) everyone else died. If only she had survived the last couple of weeks then she would be free once more.
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By A Customer on February 9, 1998
Format: Hardcover
I'm a 6th grader. This book is about Anne Frank when she was a young girl. Anne was born on June 12,1929. She had an older sister named Margot. Her parents names were Edith and Otto Frank. Her family lived in Frankfurt for hundreds of years. She had a peaceful life until the Nazis came. Anne Frank died when she was fifteen years old. Then someone found Anne's Frank diary, which got published in 1947. This is the best book I ever read because I like how it is written, telling the story clearly. I like how she did not die until she was fifteen years old. If I was Anne I don't think I would I have lasted that long because I don't think I could take care of myself that long.
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As a sixth grader I really enjoyed the book Anne Frank. The story was about Anne Frank,A brave young Jewish girl about 12 years old and her fourting year old sister. She found out at age 14 years old that she had to put a lot of cloths on. She had to hide in the attic for three years so the Nazis would not find them. It took place in Germany where her family lived. She once lived in a house,If she went to school she would be shot. The Nazis burnt all the Jewish books and pictures. A lot of children hid so they would not be shot because the people that hid them or they would be shot with no questions asked. The only person who survived was her dad, and the reason her mom died first, and Anne and her sister died after. I think the person who reads the book would cry or be really interesting in it. The book is based on her family life as a Jew in Germany.
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|TITLE| A Picture Book of Anne Frank
|AUTHOR| David A. Adler
|ILLUSTRATOR| Karen Ritz
|REVIEWER| Josh Grossman, Colonel {r} U.S. Army Medical Corps, M.D., FACP
|BOOK FORMAT| soft cover
|BOOK COPYRIGHT| Holiday House-New York-1993
|BOOK ISBN| 0-82334-1003-X
• 'How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world”
• “Memories mean more to me than dresses!”
• “Hiding is like being on vacation in a peculiar Boarding House!”
Anne Frank {1929 – 1944}
• Multiple copies of this wonderfully written and beautifully illustrated text should be in the Judaica Shops of all of our Synagogues {orthodox, Conservative, Reformed and Reconstructionist} and in all of our our Jewish Community Centers.
• All of our Hillel Centers for Jewish Life on our Colleges and Universities should have multiple copies as well as our College and Centers for Students of all faiths!
• All of our students in our Religious Schools Students should be given a copy to discuss with their Religious School Directors.
• All of Our students – at their Bar and Bat Mitzvah --should be given a copy to discuss with their Synagogue Mentors and with their Mitzvah-Project-Supervisors.
• I plan to read my copy to all of my Ecumenical Grandchildren {Two Catholic and Three Jewish} Grandchildren.
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